1. Why Dancing is Great for Mental Health

    It’s no secret that dancing can be beneficial to people in many ways, not the least of which is physical — as society becomes increasingly more sedentary, it’s a major boon to have a pastime which tests your body and keeps you moving. But one oft-overlooked benefit to dancing is the effects that it has on one’s mental health. The average person has enough stress to last them five lifetimes…Read More

  2. Spooky Halloween Song and Dance Combinations

    October is here, and to many people, that means one important thing — it’s Halloween season, and it’s time to get spooky. While Halloween isn’t known for its iconic music as much as Christmas is, it would be a lie and a crime to say that there’s none at all. As dance aficionados at Soaring Dance Theatre, we can think of a few Halloween song and dance combinations that we love. Want to ma…Read More

  3. Why It’s Never Too Late to Start Dancing

    At Soaring Dance Theater, there is one fundamental reason why we created our adult dance classes — it’s never too late to start dancing. It’s a common question we get, whether it’s from random patrons who pass by our Monroe studio, or parents who bring their kids in, marveling at the adult dancers who seem to know their craft so well. “Is it too late to start dancing?” they ask wistful…Read More

  4. Shape Your Child’s Future with Dance

    It is obvious that dancing takes skill, coordination, balance, and strength. Even beginners, regardless of whether they are children or adults, start learning these basics the moment they step onto the dance studio floor. It doesn’t take much persuasion for people to agree that dance has many physical benefits, including flexibility and strength. However, how many people consider the lifelong sk…Read More

  5. Activities That Support Your Dance Training

    As much as you may want to keep working to become the best dancer that you can be, it just isn’t realistic to spend every waking minute working in the dance studio. That isn’t to say, however, that you can’t be improving your abilities in other ways when you’re not here. Here are a few ideas from Soaring Dance Theatre of Monroe to help you support your dance training with other activities.…Read More

  6. Caring For Your Feet

    Serious students of dance need to protect their bodies against the strain and stresses demanded by the art. At Soaring Dance Theatre, we always make sure to emphasize proper attention to physical maintenance and injury prevention. As a dancer, your feet are one of your most valuable assets for movement, expression, and balance. They also take quite a bit of punishment in countless hours of rehears…Read More